Afternoon Update
4:26 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Afternoon Update 3-21

Here's our roundup of today's headlines:

On NPR: Will Romney reset like an "Etch-A-Sketch" for the fall election.

From the Capitol:

A bill that would require a certain percentage of the state’s energy to come from renewable sources is scheduled for a hearing in the Kentucky House of Representatives tomorrow. The bill has little chance of passage this late in the session, but its advocates are hoping to set the stage for next year.

The minimum age to run for office in Kentucky could soon drop.

A bill granting sales tax refunds for Kentuckians hit by this month’s tornadoes is swiftly moving through the General Assembly.

The Bridge:

The contractor hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to replace a missing span on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge at Aurora has started detailed engineering and design work required for production of steel needed for the repair.

Around the Region:

The Dawson Springs Independent School District will be searching for a new superintendent for the upcoming school year.

The Pastor of Union City’s First Church of God is in jail charged with online sexual solicitation charges. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports police arrested 34-year-old Grady Evans on Tuesday on a fugitive warrant from Virginia.